PSY 210 Week 9 Final Project Case Study

PSY 210 Week 9 Final Project Case Study

PSY 210 Week 9 Final Project Case Study

Review case studies 1 and 2 in Appendix A.

Choose one case study from Appendix A.

Complete the following questions in 150 to 200 words each. Be as detailed as possible and use the information you have learned throughout this course.


·         What are the causes of stress in Michael’s or Jennifer’s life? How is stress affecting Michael’s or Jennifer’s health?

·         How are these stressors affecting Michael’s or Jennifer’s self-concept and self-esteem?

·         How might Michael’s or Jennifer’s situation illustrate adjustment? How might this situation become an opportunity for personal growth?

·         What defensive coping methods is Michael or Jennifer using? What active coping methods might be healthier for Michael or Jennifer to use? Explain why you would recommend these methods.


·         Select one theory of personality and use this theory to tell Michael or Jennifer how this theory explains his or her situation.

·         In what stage of development is Michael or Jennifer? What factors about this stage might be affecting his or her perspective of this situation?

What relationship factors or considerations might be influencing Michael’s or Jennifer’s problems? 

Whether children are exposed to an authoritative, authoritarian, or permissive parenting style may have a great influence on how children handle challenges in their lives.

Describe how three adults, each brought up under a different parenting style as a child, might cope differently with one of the changes listed in the table in Appendix F.

Post a 200- to 300-word response.Relationships go through stages of development. Describe how a person moves through each of the five stages of Levinger’s ABC’s of relationships model. As you write your description, include answers to the following questions: What do you think people look for in the attraction stage? How do people work on building a relationship? What are some positive factors that foster the continuation of a relationship? What steps might a couple take to avoid the deterioration phase?